Manna Ako-Egbe Eneke – Women Deliver

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Manna Ako-Egbe Eneke

  • Age: 31
  •    |   She/her/hers


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With our ideas and experiences, we can make the world a better place by involving ourselves at all levels of decision making. Together, our voices can be heard in ways which do not judge or discriminate but rather create a positive impact.

- Manna Ako-Egbe Eneke


Manna Ako-Egbe Eneke was born and raised in Cameroon. She received a Doctor of Medicine from the Institute Superieure de Technologie Medicale in 2018. From that time, she worked as a Medical Doctor, Psychosocial Counselor, and Sexual and Reproductive Health Expert at FALCOH. Presently working with the Presbyterian General Hospital Kumba where she actively is responsible for screening, awareness raising and management for women with breast and cervical cancer. In addition she is responsible for outpatient and inpatient care, psychosocial support to vulnerable groups and survivors of abuse, awareness-raising and sensitization on reproductive health issues, communicable and non-communicable diseases, and organizing monthly health outreach programs to sensitize the community. Additionally, Manna is a mentor/facilitator at a sexual and reproductive health clinic and member of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights-Menstrual hygiene Management Cameroon.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

I grew up in an environment full of physical and emotional violence. I believe that no one should at any point in their lives undergo any form of violence. I began empowering young females, sensitizing them about their health and rights, encouraging them to use skills, and live independent lives.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

In the Batoke community, females were predisposed to sexual abuse, unplanned pregnancies, STIs, and unsafe abortions because they were unaware of their health and rights. I decided to start sensitizing them, raising awareness, and provided answers to their questions in a weekly SRH clinic.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Dancing, singing, indoor and outdoor sports, and reading.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • French (Intermediate)

Speaks On:

  • contraception and family planning
  • menstrual hygiene management
  • STIs

Past Awards, Certifications, or Fellowships:

  • UNFPA Training on Case Management for Gender-Based Violence Partners South West Region Cameroon